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Broken Contracts - Where Do You Stand?

James O'Connell discusses how many businesses have had to break their contracts or had their contracts broken as a result of COVID-19....

Further Updated Guidance on Furlough

Updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme...

The Trouble with Smart Contracts

James O'Connell explains why smart contracts, although in their infancy, are here to stay, what they are and how they work. ...

Louboutin

By Beth Gale, Solicitor Christian Louboutin used his assistant’s red nail varnish to paint the sole of a pair of shoes in 1992...

Filing Bankruptcy Petitions in the High Court

As a general rule a bankruptcy petition should be presented to the appropriate court closest to the debtor’s home or place of business....

Special Administration Regime for Insolvent Housing Associations

In the normal course of events when a company becomes insolvent it will be placed into an insolvency regime where the office holder...

The pitfalls of petitioning

Whenever a creditor seeks to issue a petition against a debtor it is not unusual for the issue of how to deal with an offer to settle...

Council Tax Liability Orders and Bankruptcy Proceedings

The High Court has recently confirmed that the hearing of a bankruptcy petition is not the correct venue to raise a challenge to liability. Under...